Partner Lucy "Lucien" Gow

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Martins Cottage, Smallhythe, Tenterden, Kent

Olive Terry Chaplin (April 22, 1884 – November 9, 1969) was the daughter of Florence Terry and William Morris. She made her first appearance on stage in her native London in February 1906, as Lady Gerania in Dr Wake's Patient, in which she subsequently toured. In 1906 she appeared in Arthur Bourchier's production of Macbeth at the Garrick. Later London appearances were as Lily in In the Workhouse (1911), Sister Christina in The Month of Mary (1913), and Spring in Godefroi and Yolande (1915). She later married Charles Chaplin (not the famous film comedian) with whom she had a son, Michael. By a relationship with the actor Charles Hawtrey she had a son Anthony Hawtrey, who became an actor. She served as the curator of the Ellen Terry Museum after the death of Edith Craig. During the 1930s, Olive Chaplin set up home in a house opposite Ellen Terry and companioned with a woman architect twenty years her junior, Lucy "Lucien" Gow.


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